Pope Benedict XVI and the Knights Templar

June 29, 2009


Vatican, April 8, 2012
Vatican, April 8, 2012

Medallion at 

Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Rome

April 28, 2009 Pope Benedict XVI, visits the glass casket with the body of Pope Saint Celestine V, the last pope to abdicate on 13th December 1294. Benedict left on Celestine’s casket the long pallium (with Templar crosses) in which he had been invested in 2005.

Pope Benedict XVI's coat of arms are displayed on the back of his chair, Arezzo, Italy, May 13, 2011

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